2018 FORUM SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018

All Forums are WINGS/AMT Accredited

PPG - The Basic Form of Powered Flight

Paul Czarnecki/Planet PPG | 9:30 AM

A pioneer and leading expert in Powered Paragliding will share everything you would want to know about the safest and least expensive form of ultralight flight. Paul will give a hands on demonstration immediately following the forum.

Rotax 912, 914, & 915 Service and Operational Update

Phil Lockwood/Lockwood Aviation | 9:30 AM

Phil Lockwood, founder of the number one Rotax Service Center in the Americas will present the latest performance, safety, and operating tips on the popular 9 series aircraft engines. Phil will also discuss the latest information on the new electronically fuel injected 141hp 915 turbo.

Building Your Own All Metal Airplane

Sebastien Heintz/Zenith Aircraft Company | 11:00 AM

One of the country's leading experts discusses how building your own aircraft (from a kit) is a lot easier and more affordable than many realize. Discussion will cover the needed skills and tools, as well as budget and time.

FAA's Compliance Philosophy

Tony Alfaya/FAASTeam Program Manager | 11:00 AM

Presenting the FAA’s Compliance Philosophy & Airmen Rights! The FAA is evolving to establish a just safety culture, seeking to foster an open and transparent exchange of safety information. The goal is to obtain a higher level of safety and compliance with regulatory standards. Tony will also be discussing The Pilot’s Bill of Rights (PBR).

How to Approach Pilot Training

Don Knight/CFI, CFII, MEI | 2:00 PM

Everyone thinks flight school is expensive. This presentation will help you to get started today on becoming a new pilot or getting your advanced rating in an affordable way!

WingBug and the Future of Aviation

Alex Rolinski and Bryan Tittle/WingBug | 2:00 PM

Bringing new technology to the aviation world, solving a myriad of problems from pilot safety to pilot shortage, this revolutionary concept will rock your world.

Flying with Kids

Virginie Rollin/Daytona 99s, Embry-Riddle | 3:30 PM

Does flying with a kid sound intimidating to you? No need to sweat! From parent & grandparent time tested tips to packing lists, we can prepare you for flight with any aged child, newborn to teen. Learn basic info to keep all calm should you encounter an in-flight abnormality or emergency. Plus a few lessons learned as flying with kids is never standard and that has no checklist!

How to Certify Your Experimental Aircraft

Paul Mather/M-Squared Aircraft | 3:30 PM

A designated airworthiness representative of the FAA will give a humorous presentation on homebuilt certification. Paul represents the softer side of the FAA and says "there are no dumb questions, only dumb answers".

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018

All Forums are WINGS/AMT Accredited

PPG - What you Need to Know to Get Started

Paul Czarnecki/Planet PPG | 9:30 AM

Getting started in Powered Paragliding - everything the wanna be Powered Paraglider needs to know about selecting an instructor and equipment for Powered Paragliding.

Safe Flying in Florida

Steve McCaughey/Seaplane Pilots Association | 9:30 AM

An introduction into the wonderful world of water flying. This extremely informative workshop will provide attendees with a condensed ground school that will prepare them to begin their seaplane rating. The class covers the basics of flying boats, float planes, and the knowledge and techniques one must learn to fly them.

How to Certify Your Experimental Aircraft

Paul Mather/M-Squared Aircraft | 11:00 AM

A designated airworthiness representative of the FAA will give a humorous presentation on homebuilt certification. Paul represents the softer side of the FAA and says "there are no dumb questions, only dumb answers".

Introduction to Wings & G.A. Award Programs

Robert Jex/FAASTeam Program | 11:00 AM

An introduction to the FAA's pilot proficency award program, also known as WINGS. Also, an introduction to the FAA's Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) of the Year and FAASTeam Rep. of the Year Award Program.

G3X to G5 - LSA & Experimental Avionics Solutions

Bradley Brensing/Garmin | 2:00 PM

From the industry leading G3X Touch Flight Deck to the G5 standby instrument, this seminar will provide a complete overview of the wide range of LSA and experimental avionics options from Garmin. Join us for a complete overview of screen sizes, EIS, autopilots, ADSB solutions, and more!

Flying Safe In and Around Florida

Steve McCaughey/Seaplane Pilots Association | 2:00 PM

Situational awareness, aircraft condition, and pre-flight considerations are just the beginning of what it takes to make safe and successful flights in Florida. Join SPA Executive Director Steve McCaughey as he provides insight and invaluable tips on how to insure you make safe flights in and around Florida.

Sidekick: Right Seat Flying for Non-Pilots

Virginie Rollin/Daytona 99s, Embry-Riddle | 3:30 PM

Designed for all non-pilots who often fly in the right seat. Discover how to get involved in flight operations and what to do if something happens to your pilot, how to become more comfortable in the plane, and possibly get interested in taking flight lessons. Pilots who often fly with non-pilots are welcome!

Introduction to Wings & G.A. Award Programs

Robert Jex/FAASTeam Program | 3:30 PM

An introduction to the FAA's pilot proficiency award program, also known as WINGS. Also, an introduction to the FAA's Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) of the Year and FAASTeam Rep. of the Year Award Program.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018

All Forums are WINGS/AMT Accredited

Starting Powered Paragliding

Jeff Goin/President - USPPA | 9:30 AM

A quick overview of powered paragliding, including how to get started, what to expect during training, some stories, and some exposing of the few dark corners. Every flying machine has 'em, but in our case, they're surprisingly easy to avoid.

Discrepancies with Aircraft Maintenance Records

Tony Alfaya/FAASTeam Program Manager | 9:30 AM

Will be discussing common maintenance records discrepancies that affect the general aviation community, including experimental and light-sport aircraft. Tony will also talk about major alterations and repairs and FAA approved data verses accepted date. This is an informal Q&A session for all aircraft owners and operators.

How to Start & Run a Flying Club

Jamie Beckett/AOPA | 11:00 AM

Flying clubs are a great way for pilots to connect and share experiences, adventures, and even aircraft. Jamie will give you AOPA's advice on how to start such a club with his "Maximum Fun - Minimum Cost" Program!

How to Approach Pilot Training

Don Knight/CFI, CFII, MEI | 11:00 AM

Everyone thinks flight school is expensive. This presentation will help you to get started today on becoming a new pilot or getting your advanced rating in an affordable way!

Aviation Education-Getting Kids Involved in Aviation

Virginie Rollin/Daytona 99s, Embry-Riddle | 2:00 PM

With the looming shortage of pilots the aviation industry is about to face, ensuring the new generation will join the field is essential. We will show different ways that kids can be involved in aviation, from their first paper airplane to their CFI Certificate.

Soaring with Eagles

David Malcomb/Eagles Nest Project | 2:00 PM

Eagle Nest Project is bringing aviation to youth through hands-on aircraft building in High School Classrooms, successfully integrating students into a unique and empowering STEM educational experience...with the students performing every aspect of the aircraft build.